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Image for The New Gallery of British Art Containing One Hundred and Twenty-one Engravings on Steel, From the Works of Distinguished British Painters (Two Volumes)

The New Gallery of British Art Containing One Hundred and Twenty-one Engravings on Steel, From the Works of Distinguished British Painters (Two Volumes)

By: N/A

Price: $650.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Company:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029028

Condition: Good


No date of publication, though circa 1885. 121 Steel Engravings. Two volumes bound in full blind and gilt stamped leather with raised spine bands. All edges gilded. Marbled end leaves. Covers show general rubbing and scuffs. Gilt lettering is generally good, though in a few places a little faded/rubbed. Volume I shows moisture stains along lower edges of first 15 leaves, and Volume II along upper edges of most leaves. Stains are only in margins and do not affect ... View more info

Image for Milton Tercentenary: The Portraits, Prints and Writings of John Milton [with] Darwin Centenary: The Portraits, Prints and Writings of Charles Robert Darwin [with] Charles Robert Darwin, Shrewsbury Days, 1809-1825 (Christ's College Magazine, 1909)

Milton Tercentenary: The Portraits, Prints and Writings of John Milton [with] Darwin Centenary: The Portraits, Prints and Writings of Charles Robert Darwin [with] Charles Robert Darwin, Shrewsbury Days, 1809-1825 (Christ's College Magazine, 1909)

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Christs College:

Seller ID: 036021

Condition: Good+


pp: 198; 47; [2] 186-255. All three publications bound into half red leather and marbled boards. Raised spine bands with six compartments. Gilt stamped lettering and decoration. Marbled end leaves. Covers show a little wear at corners, and other light rubbing. Book plate on front paste down. Light moisture stains across upper edge of some leaves, and light foxing on a few leaves. Otherwise solid and clean. View more info

Image for Reminiscences of Prince Talleyrand, Edited from The Papers of the Late M. Colmache, Private Secretary to the Prince, By Madame Colmache (Two Volumes)

Reminiscences of Prince Talleyrand, Edited from The Papers of the Late M. Colmache, Private Secretary to the Prince, By Madame Colmache (Two Volumes)

By: N/A

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn: 1848

Seller ID: 036233

Condition: Good+


Complete in two volumes. Later 19th century/early 20th century bindings, with half leather over spine and corners, and marbled paper over boards. Raised spine bands creating six compartments on each volume. Leather spine labels. Gilt lettering and emblem on spines. Light rubbing and scuffs seen on covers. Book plate on front paste downs. Frontispiece in Volume I shows some foxing and a small tear at lower bound corner. First few leaves in Volume II show moisture ... View more info

Image for Portrait and Biographical Album of Jackson, Jefferson and Pottawatomie Counties, Kansas

Portrait and Biographical Album of Jackson, Jefferson and Pottawatomie Counties, Kansas

By: N/A

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Chicago, Chapman Bros.: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036719

Condition: Very Good+


782 pages, plus index. Full tooled leather with gilt lettering and decoration. Rebound, though retaining the original top and bottom boards. Original spine covers are laid on, though with a portion missing near center along top joint. All lettering remain intact and bright. Several leaves with damaged edges have been professionally repaired and none of the previous damage affected any text or images. Nicely repaired copy with great shelf appeal. Due to weight, addi... View more info

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On the Constitutional and Local Effects of Disease of the Supra-Renal Capsules

By: Addison, Thomas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Birmingham, AL, Gryphon Editions The Classics of Medicine Library:

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 036007

Condition: Near Fine


First published in 1855, this facsimile reprint is copyrighted 1980. 43 pages, plus 11 plates. Previous owners "The Classics of Medicine Library" bookplate on front free end leaf. Otherwise Fine. View more info

Image for John J. LoMonaco: A Hunting Lifetime

John J. LoMonaco: A Hunting Lifetime

By: Anderson, Robert M.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Dallas, TX, JoLo Productions:

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author and Subject

Seller ID: 036162

Condition: Fine


Copyright is 2007. 243 pages. Number 161 of a limited deluxe edition of 300 copies quarter bound in leather and slipcased, and signed by both the author and the subject. Quarter bound brown leather over spine, with green cloth over boards and on slipcase. Lovely gilt ibex head on top cover and face of slipcase. All edges of text block are gilded. Fine copy housed in original slipcase also in Fine condition. Due to size and weight, additional charges will apply for Pr... View more info

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Sir Joshua Reynolds: First President of the Royal Academy

By: Armstrong, Walter

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036734

Condition: Good+


251 pages, with seventy-eight photogravures and six lithographic facsimiles in colour. Professionally rebound with some repairs, and retaining original leather over boards and spine. Cover show surface scuffs and light wear. Top edge is gilded and now with some scuffs. New end leaves, show a small crack in top hinge. Half title page with repaired fore edge. Title page shows a two inch closed tear along lower bound edge. Due to size and weight, additional charges w... View more info

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The Large and Small Game of Bengal and the North-Western Provinces of India

By: Baldwin, J. H. [John Henry]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Henry S. King & Co.: 1877

Seller ID: 035584

Condition: Good


First published in 1876, this is a very early reprint of the first edition. 379 pages, plus frontispiece and one plate, plus four pages of ads. Blind and gilt stamped covers with lovely vignette of a four horned antelope on top cover. Lettering and images remain bright. Covers are a little rubbed along edges, and show light wear at corners and spine ends. Early inked inscription on blank verso of frontispiece has bled through some. Foxing on edges, as well as first... View more info

Image for Le Roman De Tristan et Iseut

Le Roman De Tristan et Iseut

By: Bedier, Joseph

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Paris, L'Edition D'Art: 1914

Seller ID: 036181

Condition: Very Good+


190 pages. One of 525 copies printed on Japanese paper. Exquisitely bound by G. Levitzky, retaining original paper wrap covers. Beautiful color illustrations by Robert Engels. Half brown leather over spines and corners, with marbled paper over boards and as end leaves. Raised spine bands with five compartments each lettered or decorated in an attention grabbing manner. Top edge of text is gilded. Volume remains tight and very clean, though shows a few very slight ... View more info

Image for Histoires D'Amerique et D'Oceanie, Depuis L'Epoque De La Decouverte Jusqu'en 1839

Histoires D'Amerique et D'Oceanie, Depuis L'Epoque De La Decouverte Jusqu'en 1839

By: Belloc, M.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Paris, P. Dumenil: 1839

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036638

Condition: Fair


486 pages, plus 31 steel engraved plates. Lacking the two supplemental maps. Gilt decorated blue leather over spine and marbled paper over boards. Marbled end leaves and marbled edges. Covers show light wear. Open tear on page 369/70 with loss of about one quarter of text. Scattered, mostly light, foxing affecting some plates. Volume remains solid and is otherwise clean. View more info

Image for Aeneae Silvii Episcopi Senensis Postea Pii Papae II.  Historia Rerum Friderici Tertii Imperatoris Ex Mxcto Optimae Notae...[with] Annales De Gestis Caroli Magni Poetae Anonymi [with] Andreae Presbyteri Ratisbonensis Chronicon

Aeneae Silvii Episcopi Senensis Postea Pii Papae II. Historia Rerum Friderici Tertii Imperatoris Ex Mxcto Optimae Notae...[with] Annales De Gestis Caroli Magni Poetae Anonymi [with] Andreae Presbyteri Ratisbonensis Chronicon

By: Boecleri, Jo. Henrici (Johann Heinrich Boekcler / Boeckler

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Argentorati, Josiae Staedelii & Joh. Friderici Spoo: 1685

Seller ID: 034875

Condition: Good


Pp: [8], 326, [20 un-numbered plates], 377, 98, [68]. 11 single page plates, with four double page plates of which two additionally fold out, and one single page plate that fold out. Contemporary vellum with raised spine bands and tooled decoration. Old inked title on spine, with older small paper label. General light wear and a few leaves with light wear on edges. Otherwise volume remains tight, clean, and intact. Due to size and weight, additional charges may app... View more info

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Birds of the African Bush

By: Brown, Leslie

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Tyron Gallery in Association with Collins: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035472

ISBN: 0002160749

Condition: Very Good+


Number 65 of a limited edition of 295 copies bound in dark green leather. Silver stamped lettering on spine, and gold stamped bird image on top cover. Marbled end leaves. Illustration of the Sulphur-breasted Bush Shrike is exclusive to the limited edition. Housed in original green slipcase. There is a small rubbed spot on spine, with loss of letters in "Paintings" and "Text by." There are also a couple of small flaws in the leather covers, as well as ... View more info

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The Horse of the Desert

By: Brown, William Robinson (With an Introduction By Major General James G. Harbord and Henry Fairfield Osborn)

Price: $750.00

Publisher: New York, The Derrydale Press: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036228

Condition: Very Good+


Limited first edition of 750 copies. 218 pages. Deep blue cloth with gilt lettering and horse head vignettes on cover. Top edge of text is gilded. Very light wear at crown, and a little light rubbing along edges of cloth covers. Book plate of Franklin Jones Willock. Smudges are seen in the blank space of the last page of the index and the adjacent blank fly leaf. There appears as a production fault during printing. Volume is otherwise a tight, clean, and very brig... View more info

The Children of the New Forest

By: Captain Marryat

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son:

Seller ID: 032119

Condition: Near Fine


No date, though circa 1909. 256 pages. Full leather prize binding, presented from Christ's Hospital, London. Raised spine bands, with gilt stamped lettering and decoration. Red leather spine label. Emblem of Christ's Hospital on top board. All edges are marbled, as are the end leaves. Slight scuff at heel of spine. View more info

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: New York, The Limited Editions Club: 1932

Inscription: Signed Association Copy

Seller ID: 036588

Condition: Good+


Number 405 of a limited edition of 1500 copies, numbered and signed Frederick Warde the typographer and binder. This copy is also one of the approximately 500 copies with signature of Alice Hargreaves on a blank leaf following the half title page. Gilt tooled lettering and decoration on red leather. All edges of text are gilded. Spine is slightly faded, though lettering and decoration remains bright. There is a little wear at spine ends, and rubbing and light chipp... View more info

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Marie Antoinette

By: De Nolhac, Pierre

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Arthur L Humphreys: 1905

Seller ID: 036666

Condition: Good+


208 pages. Lovely half leather binding with the tags of Brentano's, Paris, and Vauthrin Relieus. Marbled end leaves. Leather over corners shows wear along edges. Book plate of W. Landon Joslin on front paste down. Scattered light foxing, mostly on edges. Volume remains tight and is otherwise very clean. View more info

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Dickens' Complete Works

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston, Aldine Book Publishing Co.:

Seller ID: 035912

Condition: Good*


Complete in fifteen volumes. Half Leather over spine and corners, and marbled paper over boards. Raised spine bands creating six gilt decorated compartments, two with spine labels. All edges of text are marbled, as are the end leaves. All fifteen volumes remains solid with good hinges. The edges are scuffed and worn, and there is a little light surface ware. Paper is a bit yellowed with age. Two leaves, with pages 126-129 are detached from the volume with "Tale of... View more info

Image for Teutscher Nation Chronic alt und new Vorbilde. Des gantzen teutschenn Landes und Volcker [Voelcker], anfenglich herkomen [herkommen], Grentze und Gelegenheit der Reiche, Furstenthumb, Bisthumb, Stett und Herschafften...

Teutscher Nation Chronic alt und new Vorbilde. Des gantzen teutschenn Landes und Volcker [Voelcker], anfenglich herkomen [herkommen], Grentze und Gelegenheit der Reiche, Furstenthumb, Bisthumb, Stett und Herschafften...

By: Franck, Sebastian

Price: $8,500.00

Publisher: Frankfurt, Egenholff: 1539

Seller ID: 034708

Condition: Good+


32 nonpaginated pages, followed by 402 leaves numbered in the upper right recto corner (804 pages). Title page with 2/3 of page illustrated. There are 71 small circular portrait illustrations, most appearing as emperors and within the first 100 leafs. Leaves I, VIII, and XIIII all show small illustrations (quarter to sixteenth page). Leaves measure approx. 29 x 19 cm (11 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches). Bound in full vellum with raised spine bands and extensive tooling showin... View more info

Image for A Synopsis of the Birds of Australia and the Adjacent Islands

A Synopsis of the Birds of Australia and the Adjacent Islands

By: Gould, John

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Queensberry Hill Press: 1979

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 034423

ISBN: 0909174105

Condition: Fine


Number 307 of a limited edition of 387 copies. Green Moroccan leather over spine and corners, with matching green textured cloth over boards. Gilt ruled edges on leather, and gilt lettering/decoration on spine. Raised spine bands. Top edge is gilded. Housed in green slipcase. Volume remains tight and appears un-read. Slipcase shows stains along one side parallel to the opening and residue from a sticker on the back side. Due to size and weight, additional charges... View more info

Image for The Birds of Great Britain: Vol. III [ONLY of Five volumes]

The Birds of Great Britain: Vol. III [ONLY of Five volumes]

By: Gould, John

Price: $18,000.00

Publisher: London, Self Published: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035821

Condition: Very Good


Printed for the author by Taylor and Francis of London. Originally printed and issued in 25 parts between 1862 and 1873 for the full five volume set and with the title pages, etc. being published in December of 1873. 76 stunning hand-colored plates each being 21.5 x 14.25 inches (approx. 546.1 x 361.95 mm) in size. Full dark green, pebbled Moroccan leather covers with brilliant gilt decoration, lettering, and interior dentelles. Raised spine bands. All edges of tex... View more info